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Qing Dynasty Chinese Buddhist Embroideries Offered at Auction

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Chiswick Auctions is offering two exceptional early Qing Dynasty Chinese Buddhist embroideries, known as thangkas, from the private collection of the former ruler of Nepal, His Highness Maharaja Bhim Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana and thence by descent, in their upcoming Asian Art sale on Monday, 20th May, 2019. One of them depicts the Buddhist 18-armed Cundi Bodhisattva, the other King…

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The Neustadt Offers Curator-Led Tours of Expansive Tiffany Glass Archive

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For the first time ever, The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass will offer unique opportunities to experience Tiffany glass through exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours of its renowned Tiffany Glass Archive and conservation studio in Long Island City, starting December 21, 2018 and continuing bi-monthly. The Neustadt is a Queens-based nonprofit founded by Dr. Egon Neustadt, an early Tiffany collector who amassed the largest and most…

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2018 via Private Jet

Art Basel private jet

Just weeks away from South Florida’s largest international art festival, the Art Basel Miami Beach 2018, an event projected to receive over 75,000 people during December 6 – 9, due to its location, features a unique offer of private jet airports less than 30 miles away from the Miami Beach Convention Center. The show will display leading galleries from North…

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$90.3m: The genius of David Hockney proves masterpieces don’t need gimmicks

David Hockney Portrait of an Artist Pool

The record-breaking David Hockney auction today proves that “real masterpieces do not need gimmicks,” affirms renowned art dealer, Stephen Howes. The comments from the founder of Thomas Crown Art, the world’s leading art-tech agency, come as the British artist’s Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) sold Thursday for $90.3m in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in…

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Palms Casino Resort just parked Las Vegas’ newest art piece at its valet

Benedict Radcliffe Lamborghini

The latest artwork in Palms Casino Resort’s extensive collection just pulled up to valet of the Las Vegas hotel. Benedict Radcliffe’s Lamborghini ‘Twin Turbo’ Countach made of 10mm mild steel round bars powder coated in fluorescent orange, resides in the porte-cochère of the newly renovated hotel and is set to be the jewel of the valet, even when parked next…

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Jackson Hole Design Event Brings Best-of-West American Craft for Show and Sale

Jackson Hole Design

Some 28,000 square feet of space filled with the finest Western contemporary functional art on exhibit and for sale is the setting for the 26th annual Western Design Exhibit + Sale, taking place over the course of four days, Sept. 6-9, 2018, at the Snow King Events Center in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Over 100 juried artists and exhibitors specializing in home…

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San Miguel de Allende – The Ultimate Summer Destination for Art & Food Lovers

San Miguel de Allende aerial view night

San Miguel de Allende is the perfect summer destination for foodies and art lovers. While the charming artists’ village located north of Mexico City has long been renowned for its stunning architecture, flavorful cuisine, and rich local culture, there has never been a better time to visit than this July, when the city will host the second annual Market of…

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16th Annual Downtown Aspen Art Festival Returns July 21 – 22

Aspen Art Festival

Nestled in the Rockies, the weekend destination of downtown Aspen will transform into an outdoor artists’ showcase during the 16th Annual Downtown Aspen Art Festival.  150 national and local artists are bringing world-class works spanning all mediums for two days on July 21 – 22. Whether your passions run to sparkling jewels and one of a kind paintings; exquisitely crafted…

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